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Out of the Box Strategies to Advance Clinical Expertise as an Occupational Therapist: Guest Post from The OT Toolbox

Today on the blog we welcome Colleen Beck from The OT Toolbox which provides ideas and tools for therapists, teachers and parents. Colleen fills her blog with tons of brilliant ideas to help her readers build necessary skills for development.

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The Puppet Show

Over the last few weeks in nursery the children have been very interested in making puppets. It started with making up our own characters in our story telling, then we started to draw them, cut them out and turn them into puppets. 68 more words

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What's on Our Montessori Shelves - Winter

It feels more wintery than ever here, just yesterday we had snow AGAIN and it’s so, so cold. But we live by the sea so the snow doesn’t really lie, you can call that a blessing or a curse depending on your own constitution! 511 more words


Valentines Day Pom Pom Painting

Valentines Day is so much fun. It’s one of those holidays that has no pressure (almost, I suppose). Simple gifts, showing love, and doing crafts is how we celebrate in our house. 183 more words



We were given the idea of a Café theme by a friend of ours, who had been having a mini tea party with her little one! 461 more words


Jacaranda flower pressing

The Jacaranda’s turn Brisbane purple and we had a lovely long season this year. I’m always looking for new activities to use this resource that carpets our parks and footpaths. 76 more words


Motivating handwriting exercises

As today is National Handwriting Day, I thought it might be suitable to share a couple of the ways that we’re working on handwriting skills. 577 more words